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Gov’ts must adopt to rapid changes in the Arab world, says Dubai ruler

Gov’ts must adopt to rapid changes in the Arab world, says Dubai ruler

  The Arab world will experience economic, political and social changes that require governments to adopt flexible and wise policies to cope with them, Vice President and Prime Minister and…

Middle East tourism rebounds strongly after slump

Middle East tourism rebounds strongly after slump

  After three years of declining figures, tourism numbers have rebounded this year, with data from a United National agency showing 4% growth in the first 10 months of 2014.…

Dubai Duty Free extends 25% pre-Christmas sale

Dubai Duty Free extends 25% pre-Christmas sale

  Dubai Duty Free said on Sunday that its annual anniversary promotion will be spread over three days for the first time from December 18-20. A wide range of items…

Online businesses rush to tap into fast-growing global Muslim shopper market

Online businesses rush to tap into fast-growing global Muslim shopper market

  From travel guides to shopping portals, new Internet ventures aim to capitalise on the growing “Muslim lifestyle” market, which is expanding beyond food to include areas such as tourism,…

Like the mythical hydra, authorities just can’t kill Silk Road

Like the mythical hydra, authorities just can’t kill Silk Road

It seems like the illegal marketplaces hosted on the dark Web are a technological hydra that creates more storefronts whenever the government manages to shut one down. That’s what happened…

‘Interstellar’ Is Wildly Ambitious, Very Flawed, and Absolutely Worth Seeing

‘Interstellar’ Is Wildly Ambitious, Very Flawed, and Absolutely Worth Seeing

Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic aspires to Stanley Kubrick’s grandeur. Oh, and Matthew McConaughey is brilliant in it. In Christopher Nolan’s first film Doodlebug, a three-minute black-and-white short released in 1997,…

Westerners join Islamic State because of peer pressure, not social media

Westerners join Islamic State because of peer pressure, not social media

I don’t say these four words often, but here we go: Malcolm Gladwell was right. Or at least that’s what a new study strongly suggests, supporting one of the more controversial theses put forth by…

YC alum FiveStars sees explosive growth in LA

YC alum FiveStars sees explosive growth in LA

One of the fastest growing tech companies in LA may not even be based in the area. FiveStar, the four-year-old San Francisco-based loyalty and marketing automation company has seen its…

Food and drinks at Coffeol

Food and drinks at Coffeol

Pay AED 15 and receive a value voucher worth AED 30 to spend on food and drinks at Coffeol. Valid across 10 outlets in Dubai Highlights Enjoy a value voucher…

Keratin Beauty Package

Keratin Beauty Package

Treat yourself to a tempting Keratin beauty package including a haircut, root colour, polish change, massage and threading for just AED 179   Highlights Keratin or Rebonding or Botox treatment…

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